If you are familiar with Xiaomi, you might have heard that they are not the most compliant when it comes to the General Public License that makes the core of Android open to us. The terms of the GPLv2 state that since the Android kernel is based on the Linux kernel, which is licensed under GPL,v2 Android has to be open-source for everyone to study or modify, and those that modify the Android kernel have to make their sources immediately available for...
Multi Function Script for the Asus PadFone 2
Have you recently purchased an Asus PadFone 2 or can’t wait to get your hands on one? Me neither. However, there does seem to be something of a market for a device that is essentially the Android powered equivalent of Master Blaster or Krang. If people had no interest in such a device, we probably wouldn’t have seen a follow up to the original PadFone.
If you are a PadFone 2 owner and have somehow found yourself here on XDA, there’s a pretty good chance you’ll be looking to hack and tweak the device to a certain extent. If so, you’ll more than likely want to begin with the good old fashioned three Rs: root, recovery, and ROM. Luckily, XDA Senior Member Lidenburg has put together a multi function script that allows you to take care of all that and more from a single window. Incidentally this script was created with help from the tutorial on creating such tools that we featured last week, by XDA Recognized Contributor eraste. There you have it; the system works.
Aside from rooting, installing a custom recovery and flashing Lidenburg’s custom ROM, the script will allow you to flash custom battery modifications and backup your framewok-res.apk in case you’d like to revert those changes, flash a modified animation framework to the device, and more.
Check out the original thread for more information.
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